Visual Writing

Visual Writing

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Considering the fact that the academic essay continues to be widely used as an assessment tool within education, there is a need for students to develop their skills in this area. However, it is often the case that students perceive instruction in academic writing, if it is offered at all, as boring. This book addresses these two issues. First, the book can be used by students themselves, even in the absence of academic writing classes, as a self-help guide, from which they can develop their knowledge of academic writing and subsequent proficiency. Second, by discussing the components of academic writing in termsa€”such as filma€”which are familiar to todaya€™s generation, students are enabled to relate to the material better and see what might have been perceived as dull from a brand new perspective. Visual learners in particular will enjoy the analogous link between films and essays, and students today are arguably more visually literate than previous generations, being exposed to visuals on a daily basis through text message iconography, computer games and the Internet. The visual instruction provided in turn helps to facilitate mental visuals in studentsa€™ minds, from which their knowledge of essay writing can start to develop.Therefore, if you truly are determined to improve and develop your academic writing (or any kind of writing), then you already have ... For example, a personal academic essay written about a childhood hobby has more freedom Visual Writing 7.

Title:Visual Writing
Author:Alex Baratta
Publisher:Cambridge Scholars Publishing - 2010-07-12


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